| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:17 AM
Seeing footage of CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, his voice catching as he announces President John F. Kennedy's death, sends a chill through Diane Scharper, a poet and author who teaches writing at Towson University.
"Even now, it brings tears to your...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:07 AM
A contentious month of dialogue and a host of varying opinions from Towson's stakeholder groups has led Councilman David Marks to take a "timeout" on the planned 101 York student housing development, Marks announced Thursday.
"This project will advance ...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Philip L. Marcus, a former engineer and teacher who became a lawyer and social activist, died Nov. 4 of bladder cancer at his home in Beaverton, Ore. The former Columbia resident was 71.
The son of Carl Marcus, an accountant, and Ida Marcus, a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:47 PM
At a recent meeting of the Greater Towson Council of Community Associations, Capt. Richard Howard, commander of the Towson precinct, warned community leaders that cold weather and the upcoming holiday season could lead to a spike in crime in Towson.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
In the wake of a series of street robberies in Towson, Baltimore County Police have adjusted patrols and shifted resources toward downtown and the area around Towson University for the evening hours, a county police spokeswoman said Friday.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Erika Brannock slides to the edge of her wheelchair.
She looks down at a pair of carefully selected gray New Balance athletic shoes. And stands.
Her thigh slides deeper into a flexible plastic socket as she shifts her weight from her right leg to a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Samuel J. English III, a former WBAL-TV staff announcer and weather forecaster who later held broadcasting positions at Maryland Public Television and Towson University, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his Pikesville home. He was 79.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Councilman David Marks announced Thursday that a task force will examine short-term security improvements in the Towson community where one college student was stabbed multiple times Sunday night and a second was robbed at knifepoint Monday.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The recent assault on a Towson University student by three men hit me especially hard ("Towson University student stabbed near campus Sunday night," Nov. 4).
As a native of Baltimore, I become very upset every time there is a murder or attempted...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Towson University is getting more serious about entrepreneurship on campus, and Frank Bonsal III will play a big role in that new focus.
Bonsal has served as interim director for TowsonGlobal, the university's business incubator, since June. Earlier...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Blake issued a long awaited, 60-page ruling this month in the case Coalition for Educational Equity and Excellence v. Maryland Higher Education Commission. The litigation was brought by supporters of Maryland's...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:07 PM
There is a debate raging on the campus of Towson University over a nationally ranked team.
Members of the debate team say they have been blocked from participating in an important Harvard University tournament this weekend because of conflicts with...